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CBS
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
old girl was shot in the head for defying the taliban by arguing to help girls get an education. >> porter: what are we doing with american forces being put at risk fighting the taliban more than 11 years after 9/11? part of the answer may be to help girls like malalla usavsi, whose crime was wanting to go to school. >> reporter: she is the girl in stretcher, shot after members of the taliban stopped her van on the way back from school and shot bullets in her head and neck. her crime, saying things like that? "i have the right. i have the right to education. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak.." >> she spoke at 11. she had an anonymous blog written by the bbc after the taliban bombed schools in her town to try to prevent girls from getting an education. she knew it was dangerous, when asked what she would tell other girls that are afraid to defy the taliban and stay in their rooms instead. >> i tell her don't stay in your room because god will ask you on the day of judgment, where were you when your people were asking you, when your sch
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 1:35am EDT
michael killen] we try to reassure him what benefits are out there, and we try to educate him and take some of that stress away from him. p-v-a did a fantastic job making sure that he got those benefits in a timely basis. [michael killen] we helped him apply for automobile grants, special adaptive housing and vocational rehabilitation [andrew pike] right now, i'm going back to school to earn a degree. i'm working with a real estate agency in town with my realtor's license. and i'm just spending time with my wife and child, and just moving on with our lives. just as anyone in my age group would do. [female narrator] paralyzed veterans of america helping veterans secure their benefits and rebuild their lives. you can help. visit p-v-a dot org. >>> breaking news tonight at 11:00. multiple people shot and tonight that shooter is out there somewhere. it happened in the 1300 block of north capital street in northwest. ken just got there. so ken, what have you learned so far? >> reporter: an active scene out here. another violent night. five people shot, four of these people are men, one a w
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
an american. >> up, up with education, down, down with deportation. >> they are among the so- called dreamers. students whose parents brought them into this country illegally. >> my mom even says that you are more american than spanish anymore. you still get confused in spanish words. i'm like yeah, i know. >> a cancer survivor who says his surgery at johns hopkins saved his life. rickie wants to share his gratitude. >> i have to give back to society. i think the way i want to do it is becoming a doctor and save lives, just as my life was saved once. >> opponents of the dream act call it a bad investment for maryland taxpayers. brad of help save maryland calls it criminal. and says it would cost taxpayers $44,000 per student. >> it's part of life. not everybody is going to like you. so you learn to accept it and learn to respect it. >> hundreds of dreamers marched to the university of maryland to make their point and urge others to register to vote and cast their ballots in favor of question four. >> we are not looking to cut in line in front of somebody else. we are looking t
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